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12 Days of Christmas: Volunteer for the Polar Express

Akron Beacon Journal | By Paula Schleis, November 28, 2017For a twist on how you normally celebrate Christmas, step inside a classic children’s book and become an elf for a day — a volunteer opportunity you can do on a whim any night between now...

The Scenic train rides has a little something for families, adults and kids

Cleveland.com | By Greg Burnett, November 24, 2017After battling the annual untangling of the Christmas lights, and a torturing day of Black Friday, you may want to celebrate the first weekend of the holiday season doing something other than trolling around looking at Christmas decorations.Check...

Important Reminders for The Polar Express

We hope that your trip on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ creates wonderful memories and warms your heart. Please take a moment to review these important reminders. Planning Your Trip 1. We recommend that you arrive to your departing station by 6:00 pm. Boarding will begin shortly after 6:00...

1822 Named For Fred Daigneau

Congratulations to Fred Daigneau on his retirement from Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad! Fred has worked as a mechanic at CVSR for 17 years. In recognition of his many years of service to the railroad, CVSR has named the 1822 locomotive for Fred. We are also happy...

Support Local Food Banks by Taking the Train

CVSR will hold a canned food drive at the boarding stations to benefit both the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.On November 4th and 5th, passengers will receive $1 off per non-perishable food item donated (limit 5) on coach tickets to the...

CVSR Introduces Fall Flyer for October

2017 Fall Flyer One of the best ways to see the vibrant colors of autumn is by train! Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is introducing the Fall Flyer excursion on Saturdays and Sundays in October. This two-hour, nonstop train ride is a beautiful way to enjoy the...

Kids mingle with favorite superheroes on Ohio train

Akron Beacon Journal | By Theresa Cottom, July 31, 2017Zaine McDonald stepped onto the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) train as a normal 4-year-old boy.As the train chugged away from the station, though, Zaine pulled on his Spider-Man costume and his super­powers came out, revealing...